Let’s say that you’re dating a guy who’s on meth, spends most of his time playing Grand Theft Auto, and is sleeping with other women. You really want to get married. Do you:
A) Marry him, planning to change his ways after you’re married
B) Insist that he change before you marry him
C) Date and marry someone else
D) Stay single
Answer A is how I see the “pass it now and fix it later” approach to health care reform legislation.